Thursday, 17 September 2009

[creative-radio] JOB: Curriculum Development Specialist - Internews Network Inc.

 

JOB: Curriculum Development Specialist - Internews Network Inc.

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Curriculum Development Specialist
Internews Network Inc.
International non-profit media development organization
Closing date: 22 Sep 2009
Location:

Duration: 2 months

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Internews Network is seeking a short-term, part-time experienced media
development consultant to create an innovative online/distance learning
course for NGO staff on media monitoring of relevant health and
development issues, especially HIV/AIDS, but also family planning and
malaria. The course will focus on developing and using a practical system
for tracking media coverage of health and development issues and using the
results to guide strategic actions for improving coverage.

The course is a part of the Communication for Change (C-Change) project,
USAID's flagship program for improving the effectiveness and
sustainability of communication programs across population, health,
environment and civil society sectors, and will be designed in
collaboration with Ohio State University.

The position is a part-time consultancy, to be completed within two months
of start.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

- Liaise with Ohio State University to get orientated to instructional
design and structure of their online courses
- Develop draft course curriculum and incorporate feedback from partners
- Assist in pretesting of curriculum and incorporate any changes in final
version
- Work closely with Internews and Ohio State University staff

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Experience in and understanding of health issues in the developing
world, including HIV/AIDS, family planning and malaria
- Practical journalism and/or media development background essential
- Advanced degree in a relevant field, or equivalent experience
- Experience in or significant exposure to NGO programming
- Significant experience in various training and teaching methodologies
- Experience in curriculum development
- Innovative and creative thinker
- Ability to work quickly and under deadline pressure
- Available immediately
How to apply
Interested candidates meeting the qualifications should forward a cover
letter and resume to 876-in(at) internews (dot) org (re-write in standard
format), placing "AED- RW+ YOUR NAME" in the subject line. EOE M/F/D/V
Reference Code: RW_7VXPBC-46

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